Top Places To Stay Near Valladolid, Spain!

Top Places To Stay Near Valladolid, Spain!

While visiting wineries in Ribera Del Duero, Cigales, Peñafiel, and other winery areas this summer, I was able to stay at some wonderful places. We started off in Pesquera del Duero, at La Cantamora, a quaint bed, and breakfast complete with a homey feel. The caretaker is wonderful and speaks both Spanish and English and is […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Concejo Bodegas: Hotel, Winery, and Restaurant!

Concejo Bodegas: Hotel, Winery, and Restaurant!

Concejo Bodegas is a terrific winery I had the pleasure of visiting while on my June trip to Valladolid! After speaking to winemakers and tourism professionals at a Castle event, I met with the owner of Concejo for a delicious tour and lunch. Concejo Bodegas owns a Royal Inn, the CONCEJO HOSPEDERIA, which is located in a […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Incredible Reds and Olive Oil at Pago De La Oliva!

Incredible Reds and Olive Oil at Pago De La Oliva!

During my weekend full of wine while in Valladolid, Spain I had the opportunity to visit a new winery. Pago De La Oliva is a winery producing Tempranillo wines as well as Olive Oil. This winery is in Tudela De Duero, where the vineyards are up very high and they can see over all their […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Tasting in Spain with Bodegas Társila!

Tasting in Spain with Bodegas Társila!

While visiting wine country in Spain this year, I had the pleasure of visiting Bodegas Társila, a wonderful family owned winery! I was greeted by the family, who all works in the winery, doing different jobs such as graphic design for the labels, wine making, and viticulture. This winery its beautifully done, keeping some of […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Sipping in Spain with Bodega Sarmentero!

Sipping in Spain with Bodega Sarmentero!

In June I had the pleasure of visiting one of my favorite wine regions in Spain! Ribera del Duero is a beautiful winemaking region where you will find incredible wines, lovely winemakers, and delicious food! Bodega Sarmentero was one of my must-visit wineries was in Peñafiel that I was so excited to visit. The winery […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Incredible Reds with Bodegas Peñafalcón!

Incredible Reds with Bodegas Peñafalcón!

I had the pleasure of visiting one of my favorite countries in June! Spain is absolutely stunning, and this year I had the opportunity to visit some new wineries, and one of my absolute favorite winemakers from Peñafiel. Bodegas Peñafalcón is an award-winning winery producing outstanding red wines with elegance and complexity. I met Casimiro Marcos […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

How To Plan The Ultimate Road Trip Around America!

How To Plan The Ultimate Road Trip Around America!

When you are lucky enough to travel, you learn that much like life, the destination is almost secondary to the experience of getting there. It is the journey that you take that gives you the most value. Road trips symbolize this notion perfectly. Yes, you could get there quicker by plane, but by doing so, […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

5 Reasons To Visit Texas!

5 Reasons To Visit Texas!

The USA is made up of different types of American culture, whether it’s Native American heritage, trendy North Americans or traditionalist Westerners and Southerners. Texas is western when it comes to geographical definitions; however, it’s also a real melting pot that blends America’s history with traditional and modern values. It’s a huge state that’s worth […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Savannah Taste Experience!

Savannah Taste Experience!

Recently I had the opportunity to visit a city that’s been on the bucket list for a long time now. Savannah is known for its history, food, and beauty and that’s exactly what we experienced! The food was one of the biggest reasons for taking the trip. I had the pleasure of partnering with Savannah […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Sunday Wine Crawl Through Norwalk, CT!

Sunday Wine Crawl Through Norwalk, CT!

Living in New York has its perks when it comes to not having to drink and drive. I know I absolutely don’t miss driving since I moved to the big apple six years ago. What’s even better is that in NYC we have accessibility to visit close places like Norwalk, Connecticut because of Metro-North, and […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

A Sweeter Side to Bordeaux, France!

A Sweeter Side to Bordeaux, France!

This October I had the extreme pleasure of visiting Bordeaux, France to explore the world of Sauternes and Sweet Bordeaux wines! Many know the region of Bordeaux for their high-end dry wines, however, this region is so much more than that. Here in Bordeaux, you will find young wines, meant to be consumed within the next […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

A Spirited Visit with CAMUS in Cognac!

A Spirited Visit with CAMUS in Cognac!

I had the pleasure this October to explore Cognac, France with the best guide around: Frederic Dezauzier. He is the Brand Manager for this iconic Cognac, and I am so grateful for a one of a kind weekend where we explored the sights, ate delicious food, and of course, enjoyed CAMUS! Cognac is a small […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

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